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CBS
Dec 29, 2012 7:00am PST
the hotel was evacuated. >>> we have breaking news out of russia. we're learning a passenger plane caught fire after it failed landing at moscow's airport. two people aboard the plane are dead. officials say the plane was carrying 12 people and that it broke into three pieces during the landing. the cause of that accident isn't known yet. >>> less than three days to go until the country is scheduled to go off the so-called fiscal cliff. but there are some signs of compromise this morning. cbs reporter danielle nottingham on what both sides are now saying about that looming deadline. >>reporter: top congressional leaders met with president obama at the white house, trying to avoid the automatic tax hikes and spending cuts set to kick in january 1st. the president called the meeting constructive, but reminded lawmakers there's not much time left. >> we're now at the point where in just four days every americans' tax rates are scheduled to go up by law. >>reporter: senators harry reid and mitch mcconnell returned to the senate floor, pledging to work through the weekend. >> we are eng
CBS
Dec 27, 2012 6:00pm PST
some children abroad could come to a halt. the upper chamber of russia's parliament has voted in favor of a measure that bans u.s. citizens from adopting russian children. cbs 5 political reporter grace lee telling us the real losers could be the orphans trapped in the international tug of war. >> reporter: that's right. you know, russia's president said today he intends to sign the ban that could stop americans from adopting russian children. that could really affect familiesare either hoping to adopt or actually in the process of adopting children. and for some parents who have already been paired with a child, adoption advocates say it would be like losing a member of their own family. >> open it... our children are very much so excited to having a baby brother. we set up his room together. >> reporter: the fong family spent the holidays with their two biological children nathan and cameron. and their adopted daughter eliana. they shot video when they brought her home from siberia two years ago and they were hoping for another addition to their family from russia in the coming year.
CBS
Dec 28, 2012 5:00am PST
from two years ago and they were hoping for another addition for the family from russia in the coming year. >> this is our crib for our son. >> reporter: they are just one of hundreds caught in a international political showdown. president vladimir putin was defiantly saying he planned to sign the ban on adoptions to the u.s. the country's legislative branch had just passed the bill unanimously. this was russia's response to president obama's anticorruption law that denies russian officials from getting u.s. visas if they were associated with human rights violations. >> it's very tragic that these children are potentially going to fall victim to really the senseless politics. >> reporter: lauren koch with the national council for adoption says, with 700,000 russian orphans, the kids are the ones caught in the political web. >> most of them have been matched with children. they consider these children part of their families already. they have introduced, you know, them via pictures and other methods to their siblings here in the united states. and it's really heartbreaking. >> bring it
CBS
Dec 4, 2012 6:00am PST
expansion including india, russia, south africa and turkey. that's a lot of extra people buying those itunes selections. prices will various including 12 cents in india and 40 cents in russia. >> the market is hanging on the "fiscal cliff" talks. market up, nasdaq down, s&p up by 1. and apple shares are down by 1.5%. back to you. >> thank you. >>> >>> smartphones stocking stuffers and tablets under the tree. >> there's probably some kind of gadget on your holiday shopping list this year. and with more on that, cnet editor-at-large brian cooley is live in san francisco with tips to choosing the perfect gift. i was at best buy yesterday and it was sensory overload. you walk in. where do you start? >> reporter: we talked about tablets and things by themselves over the last few months. here i have them all in one place. i have tablets, ereaders and smartphones. let's put them into perspective. a lot of people are mystified where to start. i want to refresh them on the small tablets. the ipad mini 330 bucks, 8." check the size. it depends to be a big handful for some people who are unable to hold
CBS
Dec 5, 2012 1:35am PST
into the world famous ballet in russia. the 18-year-old practices eight to 10 hours a day in moscow. six days a week through sickness even broken bones. >> it's company of incredible dancers who they worked through worse. they were still dancing during world war ii. >> she was given special permission to come back to perform in this weekend's nutcracker her mentor and former teacher at the west side school of ballet asked her to dance at the sugar plum fairy as she lay dying of cancer this summer. >> for me it was important as a last gift and as a thank you to her for everything that she's done. >> and for womak, performing gives her a gift as well. >> the feeling when the orchestra plays and the curtain rises and the three or four minutes we're on stage. nothing can touch you. it's just you and the audience. >> when she returns to ,,,,,, you disgust me. prove it. enough is enough. d-con baits are specially formulated to kill in one feeding. guaranteed. d-con. get out. until it's completely clean. lysol toilet bowl cleaner kills 99.9% of germs and removes stains better than clorox t
CBS
Dec 31, 2012 6:00am PST
crash of a commercial jetliner in russia. the aftermath, a camera inside a car on amos ceo freeway actually showing the moment of impact on saturday. debris went flying all across the road striking a number of cars there. you can hear the sound. it happened as the plane slammed into the ground short of the runway. five crewmembers were killed. there were no passengers on board that plane. >>> a big scare for passengers on a united airlines plane that lost an engine panel and had to turn around. can you imagine? this is a photograph of the engine minus the panel that cam off yesterday morning. the missing piece was found on the runway at kansas city international airport. the plane this just taken off for denver. >>> a radar image shows the plane's path. the pilot circled kansas city for 30 minutes to burn off some fuel. a passenger said the flight attendants were shaken but the plane landed safely, no one was injured. the aircraft is getting a full inspection. not a good sign when the flight attendants are shaken. >> you can see the engine from the window and you're look, oh, my go
CBS
Dec 14, 2012 5:00am PST
ring based in russia is targeting 30 banks. its goal is to steal millions of dollars from consumer bank accounts. already mcafee has found that up to 500 computers are affected. the hackers allegedly are going after wealthy people who might not notice a relatively small amount of money missing. so i guess watch your bank statements. >> no kidding. >>> 5:20 right now. first there was tebowing. now it's kaepernicking. the new move suddenly showing up everywhere. >> see if it works. persistence apparently pays o the quarterback pass that earned him our play of the day. it took a while though. coming up. >> a cold start to the day if you plan to head to the high country to enjoy some of that fresh powder up there. looking good today. more snow on the way. carry chains if you are headed up to boreal. more snow throughout the weekend. snow showers continuing for sugar bowl as well and looks like the cold storms will bring the light powdery snow right into northstar, as well. we'll have more coming up. ,,,, ,,,, welcome se my lcret d you are?air.an your worst nightmare mr. box. since you
CBS
Dec 28, 2012 6:00am PST
torn apart before they even meet their children. the political issue causing russia to ban american adoptions. >> plus it happened again. a man is killed by being shoved on the new york city subway tracks. >> and a pooch stuck in the middle of an icy lake. who jumped into action in the nick of time. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, named bart was taking a walk with his owner yesterday wh >>> a tale of danger and rescue on lake erie in michigan involving two men and a dog. a walker hound was taking a walk with his owner yesterday when the dog fell into the ice on the lake. the owner tried to get to him but was waist deep in freezing water. that's when he called his cousin. >> it broke and i fell in. i was probably about 3.5-foot- deep. i was talking to him, rubbing him, trying to get some blood flowing through his body. >> they were rescued an hour and a half later. neither man nor dog was seriously hurt. >> they had to both be cold for an hour and a half in waist deep water. >> all's good. >>> time for a little traffic and weather now. light because it's the holiday, right? >> yea. we often say "
CBS
Dec 7, 2012 5:00am PST
russia have agreed to support mediation efforts with all parties in syria to bring about a political transition in that country but she said syrian president bashar assad must leave power to ensure a democratic future for the country. clinton has been meeting with russia's foreign minister. they had been disagreeing on how to address the conflict in syria, but there's a new sense of urgency as president's assad's regime appears desperate. >> we remain very concerned very concerned that as the opposition advances in particular on damascus that the regime might very well consider the use of chemical weapons. >> in washington, arizona senator john mccain said the u.s. should consider all options to prevent chemical attacks in syria including military intervention. >> as for the crisis in cairo, president obama has made a phone call to egyptian president mohammed morsi. he expressed concerns about the deaths and injuries of protesters outside morsi's palace. demonstrators are upset about the new unrestricted powers morsi gave himself. >>> looks like authorities in belize will have to wai
CBS
Dec 30, 2012 5:30pm PST
the moment of impact. debris goes fl >>> dramatic video shows the crash of a jet lineuper in russia. a camera inside of a car shows the moment of impact. debris goes across the road, striking several carses. as the plane slams into the ground, short of the runway, five crewmembers were killed. there were no passengers on board. >>> as we get prepared to say good-bye to 2012 we are bidding a fond fair well to a parking perk in san francisco. why drivers will need a pocket full of change even on sundays. >> beginning next sunday, the free ride or should i say free parking is over. >> i don't see why they need to do it now. they are getting monday and friday and now saturday and then get you on sunday. what next? 24-hours a stkaeu? >> reporter: possibly. they say it will effect her church. she knows why. >> it is the money, of course, the city needs money. but not with the parking meter on sunday. >> reporter: the law will net the city $2 million a year. >> i am a long time resident of the city of san francisco and i do not approve of what the board of supervisors have done. >> reporte
CBS
Dec 14, 2012 6:00am PST
america's biggest banks may be targets of a cyberattack. mcafee says hacking ring based in russia is targeting 30 banks. its goal is to steal millions of dollars from consumer bank accounts. already mcafee has found up to 500 computers are infected. the hackers are allegedly going after wealthy people who might not notice a relatively small amount of money missing in their accounts. >>> president obama and speaker of the house john boehner had a late meeting at the white house yesterday. the pair discussed the impending "fiscal cliff." aides describe the meeting as frank. the two remain stuck on the issue of whether to raise taxes on the top 2%. >> the idea of not raising taxes has sort of become a religion for a lot of members of the republican party. >> the president wands to pretend that spending -- wants to pretend that spending isn't the problem. that's why we don't have an agreement. >> clearly a deal was not reached yesterday. if they can't find a middle ground, taxes will go up on all americans january 1. this will also be deep spending cuts across the board. >>> coming up, a
CBS
Dec 30, 2012 6:30pm PST
commercial jetlir in russia. a camera inside a car on a moscow freeway s the moment of impact. >>> dramatic video captures the crash of a commercial jetliner in russia. a camera inside of a car on a moscow freeway shows a moment of impact. debris goes ming across the road. the plane slammed into the ground short of the runway. five crewmembers were killed. there were no passengers on board. >>> well, another deadly crash closer to home. a tour bus slid off of an icy interstate in oregon this morning killing nine people. it happened in the eastern part of the state near the city of pendelton. the bus crashed through a guardrail and went down an embankment a few hundred feet. rescue workers used ropes to reach survivors. >>> three people were killed when this home made plane crashed near san diego county. it went down inside of the sycamore canyon. it was headed from san diego to phoenix. the cause of the crash is under investigation. >>> well, as we get prepared to say good-bye to 2012 we are bidding a fond farewell to a parking perk in san francisco. why drivers will need a pocket full of c
CBS
Dec 28, 2012 5:00pm PST
couple heartbroken over russia's ban on u.s. adoptions. that's tonight on the "cbs evening news." ,, minister margaret thatcher. but now, as c-b-s reporter y petersen shows us: declassified documents, reld this morning, shed >>> they define the special relationship. press president ronaldpresident ronald reagan and margaret thatcher. now declassified documents released this morning shed new light on their partnership. >> reporter: this was her public line on the falklands. >> just came down terribly on our side over the falklands and we're very grateful to have been such staunch allies. >> reporter: a tiny british ruled island off south america invaded by argentina in 1982. the british sent troops and warships to retake it. but behind the scenes, there was conflict with mr. reagan urging her to negotiate a truce which she angrily rejected and her asking for his support. you are the only person who will understand. she was not always happy with his responses. describing one of his late night messages regarding the falklands invasion as, so vague i didn't think it was worth readin
CBS
Dec 7, 2012 6:00am PST
you. >>> u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton just announced the u.s. and russia have reached an agreement in hopes of ending the civil war in syria. clinton has been meeting with russia's foreign minister. the deal calls for mediation efforts for all parties to bring about political transition. bashar assad must leave power. there's growing concerns that his regime is desperate. >> we remain very concerned, very concerned that as the opposition advances in particular on damascus, that the regime might very well consider the use of chemical weapons. >> in washington, arizona senator john mccain said the u.s. should consider all options to prevent chemical attacks in syria, including military intervention. >> as for the crisis in cairo president obama has made a phone call to mohammed morsi. the white house says he expressed concern about the deaths and injuries of protesters there. r morsi's supporters have been clashing with his opponents. they're upset that morsi gave himself sweeping powers that place him above judicial oversight. >>> john mcafees deportation back to police is
CW
Dec 27, 2012 10:00pm PST
another addition to their family from russia in the coming year. >> this is the crib we have. >> reporter: they are just one of hundreds that have been caught in an international political showdown. president vladimir putin plans to sign the ban on adoptions to the u.s. this was russia's response to president obama's anticorruption law. it denies russian officials from getting u.s. visas if they were associated with human rights violations. >> it's tragic these children are potentially going to fall victim to senseless politics. >> reporter: the national council for adoption says with 700,000 russian orphans the kids are the ones caught in this political web. >> most of them have been matched with children. they consider these children part of their family already. they've introduced them via pictures and other methods to their siblings here in the united states. and it's really heartbreaking. >> reporter: a heartbreak that could become a reality that can do nothing but wait, watch and hope. >> we're the fong family. we want to provide a home to at least one boy from russia. and we have a
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